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The Basics of Freelance Contracts for Medical Communicators

How familiar are you with the language of freelance contracts? Do you know how to spot a problematic contract clause?

As a freelance medical communicator, you are running your own business. Even if you’d rather be writing than wading through legalese, learning the basics of contracts is part of the job.

December 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing

Three Keys to Freelance Success

Freelance success is possible. As today’s work landscape rapidly changes, more talented professionals are leaving traditional employment settings, or are interested in supplementing their income, and are finding value in the flexibility and economic opportunities presented by freelance work. 

August 2, 2021 at 8:30 AM

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How to Find Freelance Clients on LinkedIn

This article is based on content presented by Lori De Milto, MJ, Kelly Schrank, MA, ELS, and JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM, at the AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference.

May 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM

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When and How to Fire a Freelance Client

Freelancing allows medical writers to take command of their careers by establishing and managing their own businesses. Owning a freelance medical writing or editing business empowers you to set your rates and schedule. As a freelancer, you’ll experience an equal mix of freedom and responsibility.

March 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM

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How to Write a Scope of Work for Your Next Freelance Writing Project

As a freelance medical writer, you must master a variety of business skills in addition to writing high‑quality documents. You’ll need to set your rates, market your business, and even determine when and how to subcontract work, if that’s your business model.

February 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing

How to Market Yourself as a Freelance Medical Writer: 7 Tips for Success

If there’s one key to success as a freelance medical writer, it’s this: never stop marketing. 

December 7, 2020 at 8:00 AM

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Topics: Freelancing